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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Mondiy, 3, THE LETHBHIOOE HERALD 3 UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Weather Dateline Alberta Settlement agreed upon Social needs of Albertans are forgotten by PC's says Notley EDMONTON (CP) The Northern Canada Power Com- mission (NCPC) and its operational employees have agreed to a contract settle- ment following a conciliation board hearing, says Dr. K. A. Pugh of Edmonton, board chairman. Mr. Pugh said no date has been set for the vote by both NCPC and 160 members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, who work in about 50 locations in the Yukon and the Northwest Territories. Speaker re-nominated Synopsis A series o! disturbances from the Pacific resulted in most of the area south of a line from Fort Saint John to Cold Lake receiving one to three inches of snow over "'C North of this line the weather was controlled by an area of pressure covering the Yukon and Mackenzie Valley and skies were generally clear with day time hiehs ranging from ten to twenty below. This fine weather pattern is moving slowly southcaslwards and will be centered near Fort McMurray Tuesday evening. Meanwhile minor Pacific disturbances will continue o cross Southern Albertd giving varying amounts of cloud and some snowflurry activity during the next few days. VAUXHALL, Alta. (CP) Ray Speaker, first elected to the legislature in 1963, was re nominated Saturday night as Social Credit candidate in Lit- tle Bow constituency in the next Alberta election, Forecast Winds northeasterly 15. Lows 10 to 20 below. Highs 5 to 10 below. Columbia Kootenay Cloudy with occasional periods of snow today and Tuesday Occasional gusty winds through the valleys. Cold. Highs both days 10 to 15 except in the mid 20s over extreme southern sections. Lows tonight zero to 5 above except in the mid teens over southern locations. Lows tonight zero to b above except in the mid teens over southern areas. East of Continental Divide Continued cold with scattered snows today and Tuesday. Highs both days 5 below to 10 above except 30s extreme southwest. Lows tonight zero to 15 below zero. West of Continental Divide Colder most sections with scattered snows to- day and Tuesday. Highs both days 5 to 15 north to 30s extreme south. Lows tonight 5 below to- 10 above. Cross-Canada Weather Canadian weather (licture today: British Columbia Cold snowflurries along coastal and eastern sections. Aiberta Mainly sunny but continuing cold. Saskatchewan Sunny and cold in the north. Cloudy with light snow and brisk winds in the south. Manitoba Sunny in the north. Light snow over the south Ontario Mainly sunny except a few light flurries near the Great Lakes. Quebec Mainly sunny and cold. New Brunswick, Nova Scolia, Prince Edward Island Sunny with brisk northwest wiilds. Newfoundland Cloudy with a few flurries. Weather around the World Weather conditions and temperatures around the world between midnight and Aberdeen 36 clear, Amsterdam 41 cloudy, Ankara 34 rain, Antigua 81 clear Athens 39 clear. Auckland 70 partly cloudy, Berlin 39 cloudy, Birmingham 45 cloudy Brussels 46 cloudy, Cairo 52 clear, Casablanca 55 clear, Copenhagen 36 foe Dublin 45 partly cloudy, Geneva 39 cloudy. Hong Kong 70 cloudy, Lisbon 50 clear London 46 cloudy, Madrid 37 clear, Malta 52 partly cloudy, Manila 77 partly cloudy. Moscow 18 cloudy. New Delhi 48 clear. Nice 45 clear, Oslo 25 clear Paris 46 clear Peking 23 cloudy, Rome 43 clear, Saigon 73 clear. Seoul 37 clear, Sofia 32 cloudy Stockholm 34 cloudy. Sydney 73 clear. Taipei 86 partly cloudy, Teheran 30 clear. Tel Aviv 52 rain, Tokyo 37 cloudy, Tunis 48 clear. Vienna 41 cloudy, Warsaw 34 cloudy. Temperatures Sun sets tonight at rises at on Tuesday Lethbridge......... Medicine Hat Pincher Creek...... High Level......... Grande Prairie..... Peace River Edsnn Rocky Mtn House Vermilion.......... Edmonton Jasper............. Banff.............. Coronation......... Calgary............ Penticton.......... Victoria Prince Rupert...... Prince George Kamloops.......... Vancouver Prince Albert...... North Battleford Saskatoon.......... High Low F C K C -2-19-13-25 3-16 -1! -24 -1 -18 -20 -29 -13 -25 -44 -42 -12 -24 -20 -29 -8 -22 -21 -29 -9 -23 -25 -32 -6 -21 -16 -27 -3 -19 -12 -24 -4 -20 -17 -27 -5 -21 -11 -24 -4 -20 -17 -27 3 -19 -16 -27 -I -22 -20 -29 ..30 -1 20 -7 ..40 4 32 0 31 -1 10 -12 3-16 -10 -23 18 -8 6 -14 38 3 29 -2 -5 -21 -10 -23 -2 -19 -8 -22 2-17 -7 -22 Swift Current Yorkton Moose Jaw Thompson North Bay Regina Estevan Brandon Winnipeg Kenora Thunder Bay The Pas Dauphin White River. Toronto Ottawa Montreal Quebec St. John's Halifax Charlottetown Fredericton Phoenix Honolulu Mexico City 8 -13 -4 -20 0 -18 -2 -19 7 -14 1 -17 -5 -21 -33 -36 16 -9. -5 -21 7 -14 5 -15 10 -12 -1 -18 7 -14 .6-21 -21 -4-2 11 -12 18 -8 -16 -27 -12 -24 -10 -23 -2 -19 -5 -21 12 -11 33 1 29 -2 17 8 17 -8 C-18 16 B 1 -17 11 -12 2 -17 -1 -18 -5 -21 18 -8 4 -16 6 -14 9 -13 16 -9 9-13 66 19 37 3 79 26 65 18 70 21 52 11 Announcement United Motors Co. Ltd. Jim Campbell UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. would like to announce the appointment of Jim Campbell as Service Manager. Jim and his family moved to Alberta in 1971 and has been in the automotive business ever since. Jim and his friendly staff Invite their many friends and ac- quaintances to use UNITED MOTORS reliable service. Please come in; we are sure you will appreciate Ihe quality of workmanship and service that United Is known for. United Motors Co. Ltd. Phone 327-2805 (Serving Southern Alberta Over Century) In Hanna, Alta., Alf Weik, a farm equipment company sales -manager, was nominated Saturday as Social Credit candidate in Hanna Oyen constituency for the next provincial election. CALGARY (CP) Alberta NDP Leader Grant Notley said Saturday the Progressive Conservative government of Peter Lougheed has been preoccupied with an energy confrontation with Ottawa and has forgotten to take care of the social needs of Alber- tans. Mr. Notley, sole NDP mem- ber in the 75-seat Alberta legislature, told the party's 12th annual convention here the Lougheed government has ignored the promises it made during the 1971 election cam- paign in the fields of education, health, welfare, In- dian rights, and labor. "We should have expected said Mr. Notley. "Lougheed swept to power with the slickest, most expen- sive slogan campaigns ever seen in this province. Everyone over 10 years of age knows that the slicker the advertising campaign, the more suspicious the prod- uct." He said Premier Lougheed "promised Albertans open government, but gave them one of the most closed, presidential-types of govern- ment ever. "Practically all govern- ment business is transacted by a select few of the cabinet in back rooms, bypassing the legislature." Mr. Notley said "they promised to improve the educational system but instead this government has systematically downgraded educational institutions, pitting teachers against school boards, school boards against parents and destroy- ing the autonomy of the un- iversity." He said there is "more red tape than ever" in inter- governmental relations between the provincial and municipal governments. The Alberta government is centering more power in itself, while taking a hand-out attitude toward municipal financing, he said. Mr. Notley said the Con- servative government has failed to help agricultural producers maintain an ade- quate standard of living, and said the government prefers to give millions of dollars to the oil industry while not giv- ing farmers any assistance. YAMAHA ORGANS New and Used I COLLEGE MALL Phone 328-3694 I Telethon raises EDMONTON (CP) A 20 hour telethon sponsored by the Associated Canadian Travellers ended at 5 p.m. Sunday after raising The proceeds of the telethon, carried over the local CTV outlet, CFRN, will go toward helping Alberta's handicapped children. Egg Marketing Board withdraws pamphlet Albertans 'exploited' GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. (CP) Bob Chapman, presi- dent of the Alberta Chambers of Commerce, said Saturday that oil consumers in Central Canada are being subsidized at the expense of Albertans and other Western Canadians. Mr. Chapman also told the 56th meeting of the Grande Prairie Chamber of Commerce that he considers it remarkable that of the a barrel charge for Alberta oil goes to the federal government in export tax. He said the Alberta govern- ment receives only a barrel in royalties, while oil companies receive just over after royalties and taxation are deducted. He said that under the es- calated price of oil ex- ploration, oil companies are not able to realize a return on their investment. VANCOUVER (CP) The British Columbia Egg Marketing Board has withdrawn a pamphlet that claims eating eggs .does not have any significant effect on blood cholesterol levels a claim disputed by medical authorities. Board Chairman Bill Janzen said about pamphlets have been distributed, most of them at the Pacific National Exhibition last summer. He said the pamphlets have been withdrawn "on the advice of our lawyers." The egg handbook states that: "To date there is nothing in research to prove that a high blood cholesterol level causes coronary heart disease. "The human body manufac- tures cholesterol from car- bohydrate. Excluding eggs from yourdiet will not have a significant effect on cholesterol level as your body will continue to manufacture Dr. Paris Constantinides, a specialist in cholesterol research-at the University of B.C., said that both claims are untrue. "Excessive cholesterol is definitely proven to be he said. WANTED TO RENT Approximately sq. ft. of Prime Ground Floor Office Space. Reply to Box 124 The Lethbridge Herald A place to 'cool-out' Secure accommodation needed AMA ROAD REPORT as of 8 a.m. today Highway 3: Letnbridge to Medicine Hat Mostly bare with slippery sections throughout. There is some flying snow when passing or approaching oncoming vehicles Lelhbridge to Fort Macleod Mostly bare with slippery sections throughout Light snow on shoulders and caution is advised when passing or approaching oncoming vehicles. Fort Macleod to British Columbia Boundary Partially bare in driving lanes. Plowing and sanding has been done. There arc slippery sections. Highway 4: I.ethbrldge to Coults Mostly hare. There is some loose snow and slippery'sections throughout. Highway 5: Lcthbridge to Cardston and Waterton Light snow covered but in pood driving condition. Highway 6: Pincher Creek to Walerlon Lightly snow covered. Plowing and sanding has been done. Highway 2: Fort Macleod to High River Mostly bare. Some light snow and slippery sections throughout. High River lo Calgary One driving lane open. Caleary to Edmonton Mostly bare with some loose snow and slippery sections throughout. Fort Macleod to Cardston and Carway Mostly bare with some loose snow and slippery sections throughout. Highway 23: Junction Highway 3 to Vulc.n >nd High River Slippery sections throughout. Mostly bare with some loose snow. Trans Canada: Calgary to Medicine and Swift Current Mostly bare with some loose snow and slippery sections throughout. Banff lo Golden Generally bare in driving lanes. Some drifting. Plowing and sanding has been done on slippery sections. Golden to Rogers Pan and Revelstoke Mostly bare with a trace of new snow at the summit. Plowing and sanding has been done. Motorists are advised to watch for slippery sections. PORTS OK KNTRV Opening ami timci: Carway 8 a.m. to 6 p m.; Chief Mountain, Closed; Couttsopen24hours; Del Bonita 9a.m. Kingsgatc open 24 hours; Porthll! Rykcrts 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Rooseville 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. [Times: Mountain HARRISON HOT SPRINGS, B.C. (CP) The chairman of the Royal com- mission on Family and Children's Law told a group of lawyers Saturday that secure accommodation is needed for juvenile offenders in British Columbia. Mr. Justice Tom Eerger of the B.C. Supreme Court said that there is a need for places where children and young per- sons can be held "for remand, for assessment, to enable their parents to catch up with them, or simply to enable them to cool out." Speaking at the mid winter meeting of the B.C. branch of the Canadian Bar Association, Mr. Justice Berger said he did not want to see the large in- stitutions for juveniles re opened in the province. But, he said, in a limited number of cases juvenile offenders have to be "contain- ed in a closed setting." "We think that this can be done in any number of ways that will not be as stark or as brutal as confinement to he said. Mr. Justice Berger said that secure accommodation for Lewis was 'amused' CALGARY (CP) NDP leader David Lewis said Saturday night he'was "amus- ed at the falling out among thieves" when Atlantic Richfield Canada Ltd. an- nounced its withdrawal from the Syncrude oil sands pro- ject. "My heart was not broken when Atlantic Richfield called it he said, addressing the 12th Annual Alberta New Democratic Party conven- tion. "I say to Imperial Oil that any time they want to leave, we'll keep the resources and they can go too." Seeks party leadership OSHAWA, Ont. (CP) The president of the Social Credit Party'of Canada said Satur- day he will seek the national party leadership if Real Caouette decides to step down. Martin Hattersley, an Edmonton lawyer, said in an interview that the party's national council will meet in Ottawa in November to decide if a leadership convention is needed and, if so, where and when it should be held. children should be developed in each community with the help of police, correction workers, social workers, municipal officials, and other interested parties. "Secure accommodation should not be allowed to be developed on a large he said. "It should be decentralized to ensure that .does not occur." The judge said that'provin- cial policy since 1969 has been to try to keep children who have run afoul of the law within his family and com- munity and "that is usually the best place." He said that the policy, which has been carried out by both Social Credit and NDP governments, has led to a decline in the number of children found to be delin- quent. Mr. Justice Berger said Statistics Canada-figures show juvenile delinquency in B.C. actually declined by 13 per cent from 1972 to 1973. He said that the figures were "scant comfort to dis- traught parents, the victims of criminal acts, and an angry but the policy of keeping juveniles out of in- stitutions "is one which serves the best interest of the vast majority of juveniles." "Simply to lock them up will of co.urse protect the but only so long as the period of confinement lasts, after which of course the danger to the public that these youngsters constitute is greater than before." TOPEN TONIGHT i You Block people sure ask a lot of questions. We take all the time we need to understand your complete tax situation to make sure your taxes are as low as they can legitimately be. 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